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to make greater in intensity or severity

to increase markedly in level or intensity, especially of sound

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become more extreme

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make more extreme

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increase the height of

make (one's senses) more acute

make more intense, stronger, or more marked

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Heighten, 57, a physician-turned-entrepreneur, and Caudy, 56, an oncologist, live in Dallas with the youngest of their four children (the other three are grown), and were in town visiting a business associate of Heighten's who had built a house with an enviable view of the mountains.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura urged China on Monday to allow foreign diplomats and journalists into Tibet and surrounding areas as part of efforts to heighten transparency over the rioting in the region.
Effective use of emotional intelligence allows employees to heighten intuition, gain insight into complex challenges and motivate themselves to act.
Heighten public awareness of the interdependence of ecosystems and communities through accessible research information, inclusive policy dialogue, and communication.
These visible symptoms heighten the fear of disapproval and the symptoms themselves can become an additional focus of fear.
But the contrast of our lifestyles only serves to heighten my appreciation for who I am called to be.
a cooperative learning activity to heighten visual acuity and home investigative skills.
It is designed to heighten awareness of the Division's work and keep readers apprised of Tax Division activities involving tax policy, technical issues and other practice support matters.
MILWAUKEE -- Journal Broadcast Group today announced that it has made several adjustments in its management alignment to heighten its focus on Interactive and New Media opportunities.
In a nutshell: Does the realism heighten the drama or does the drama heighten the realism?
Johnson is satisfyingly old-fashioned in one respect: he does not even mention Derrida or Foucault, and he seems to assume that the critic's job is to heighten appreciation of particular works of art by demonstrating the structural skill of the artist.